An earplug is any device that is used to guard the ears against external loud noise, dust, foreign bodies or water. Silicone earplugs are the one that is used exclusively for swimming or for water sports. These are made up of wax and hence are moldable and fit in the ear canal properly.
2. They block extreme loud noise
3. Provides comfortable fit
These earplugs are made of wax or silicone material which is moldable and fit into the bowl of the ear of the user. The earplugs have to be rolled into a ball and are molded to fit the external part of the ear canal.
1. For sleeping purpose
2. Noise reduction
4. Flight travels
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Can silicone earplugs be reused?
Silicone ear plugs are typically made up of soft silicone material and can be cleaned and reused. Disposable earplugs should be discarded after each use as they are generally made up of foam.
2. How to clean silicone earplugs?
a) Before using any kind of ear plug the ears should be cleaned very gently.
b) The earplugs should also be rinsed off in non-chlorinated water after every use.
c) The earplugs should dry off thoroughly so as to avoid any further mildew growth.
d) Ensure that after every use the earplugs are kept in their respective case to avoid contamination.
3. What is tinnitus?
It is a medical condition in which one hears a ringing, hissing or whistling noise in the ears. In other words, it is also called as ringing in the ear. This noise is continuous and may vary in its loudness.
4. Are earplugs harmful?
Generally, they are safe to use. But, continuous use may also lead to some ear infections. An ear infection may be caused either due to a buildup of ear wax or due to the growing bacteria on the earplugs. Ear infections can be really painful and may cause further complications if not treated on time.
Where to buy it?
Silicone earplugs are available in Hyderabad at:
TrueCare Surgicals (Store 1)
Address: H.No 1-100, G2, Hitech City main road, Opposite Indian Oil Petrol Pump, Madhapur, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081.
TrueCare Surgicals (Store 2)
Address: Nizampet X road, Near Sri Holistic Hospital, Behind Vasireddy Swagruha Foods, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, Telangana 500072